Harlequins’ away win in Toulouse proves yet again what a great tournament the HEC is and puts in place some interesting pool arithmetic, with one of the Irish provinces centrally involved in the unfolding tale in Pool 6. Continue reading
This is all a bit Rugby Dump, but the Mole caught this Ngwenya try on Setanta’s Top 14 Highlights show and was absolutely blown away by it. It’s actually one of the best tries I’ve ever seen at club level, so much to admire about it – the action kicks off at about 1:35.
The traditional perception has been that a Heineken Pool containing an Italian team is likely to produce two of the eight quarter finalists. If that perception was ever valid, it is now a proven misconception. Continue reading